Bloomberg Law
May 20, 2019, 6:46 PMUpdated: May 30, 2019, 2:54 PM

Florida Financial Regulator Has History of Alleged Misconduct (correct)

Lydia Beyoud
Lydia Beyoud
Fintech & Regtech Reporter

A pattern of allegations of inappropriate behavior toward female colleagues and an inconsistency in his employment history are raising questions about how well Florida officials vetted Ronald Rubin before naming him the state’s chief financial services regulator.

After less than three months in the job, Rubin was placed on administrative leave May 10 by Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis following allegations of workplace sexual harassment. Since then, two additional complaints alleging inappropriate, sexist and ageist remarks or behavior were made public by Patronis’s office.

The Office of Financial Regulation’s inspector general is now looking into the allegations against Rubin, ...

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